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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast

Groks Science Radio Show is a weekly science radio program heard on radio stations across the country and also as a podcast. Each week, the hosts, Dr. Charles Lee, Dr. Frank Ling, Dr. Joanna Rowell and Forrest Gulden take an in-depth look at recent events in the world of science and technology, and examine the effects of recent discoveries on our daily lives.

Each episode features an interview with a leading scientist, researcher, or industrialist discussing stimulating work in their field. The show often includes a humorous and entertaining segment; plus the world famous question of the week!

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Oct 17, 2018 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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What does it take to make an impact in the tech publishing world? What leadership qualities and values do we need to build a successful and trustworthy organization? On this episode, Glenn Rifkin talks about the founder of IDG publishing and the lessons to thrive in the global computer publishing industry.
Topics: tech, neuroscience, micro computing, Rifkin, MIT
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Oct 10, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Cancer can take its toll on not only the patient, but also on the family, friends and caregivers that surround them.  How do people cope with a cancer diagnosis?  On this episode, Dr. Steven A. Curley discussed some of these stories in his new book, In My Hands.
Topics: science, cancer, medicine, groks
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Oct 3, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Living on earth may be tough, but what about living in outer space?  On this episode, Colin Stuart discussed how to live in space in the not-so-distant future.
Topics: science, space, groks
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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Sep 29, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The world may seem like an illogical place at time, but is there room for logic in an illogical world?  On this episode. Dr. Eugenia Cheng discussed the art of logic in an illogical world.
Topics: science, math, logic, groks
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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Sep 18, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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A cemetery may not seem like the most ideal place to conduct science, but Mount Auburn Cemetery is involving citizens in a wide variety of scientific projects.  On this episode, Paul Kwiatkowski and Jeanne Mooney discussed citizen science at Mount Auburn Cemetery.
Topics: science, groks, citizen science
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Sep 11, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Sleep is an essential part of our lives, but one that we rarely think about, unless something goes wrong.  On this episode, Henry Nicholls discussed the neuroscience of sleep.
Topics: sleep, neuroscience, groks
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Sep 5, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Traumatic brain injury and other brain disorders can be difficult to diagnose properly.  Eye tracking is one technique to assess neurological function.  On this episode, Dr. Jam Ghajar discussed neurological eye tracking.
Topics: science, neurology, grok
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Aug 29, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Kids can be picky eaters, but is it possible to change their eating habits for the better?  On this episode, Chef Gigi Gaggero discussed winning the food fight with kids.
Topics: science, food, groks
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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Aug 21, 2018 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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What is the future of cargo delivery? Two brothers think it's in drones. On this episode, brothers Svilen and Konstantin Rangelov talk about their drone project "The Black Swan" that can transport 800 pounds of cargo over 1500 miles.
Topics: drones, cargo, unmanned, delivery
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Aug 15, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Sand is the most consumed natural resources on earth, incorporated in building materials throughout the world.  But, are we endanger of depleting this resource?  On this episode, Vince Beiser discussed the story of sand.
Topics: sand, groks, science
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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Aug 8, 2018 Kristen Vosberg
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The modern world can be daunting to all creatures, especially the wild cats of America.  On this episode, Will Solzenburg discussed his new book, Heart of a Lion.
Topics: science, groks, ecology
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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Aug 1, 2018 Kristen Vosberg
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What is the inner life of a fish?  Is it possible to know what a fish knows?  On this episode, Dr. Jonathan Balcombe discussed what a fish knows.
Topics: science, ethology, groks
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Jul 25, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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How can Heavy Metal music help us understand the Heisenberg uncertainty principle?  On this episode, Dr. Philip Moriarty discussed heavy metal music and quantum physics.
Topics: science, heavy metal, physics, groks
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Jul 18, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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New encryption methods and blockchain technology may assist with cybersecurity.  On this episode, Larry Castro discussed advances in cybersecurity.
Topics: cybersecurity, computers, groks
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Jul 11, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Hormones control just about everything in our bodies, but the scientific study of hormones has a long and sordid history.  On this episode, Dr. Randi Hutter Epstein discussed the history of hormones.
Topics: science, endocrinology, hormones, groks
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Jul 3, 2018 2018-07-04
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The famous discoveries made by the investigators at Jane Goodall's campsite in Gombe were perhaps made possible by Ruth Davis.  Who was she and what happened to her?  On this episode, Dr. Dale Peterson discussed the Ghosts of Gombe.
Topics: science, gombe, groks
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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jun 27, 2018 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Can you search what you see? Hardware and software improvements are enabling a new way for us to see the world. On this program, Kavita Bala joins us to talk about visual search and what it means for consumers and future of AR/VR.
Topics: AR, VR, NSF, GPU, Magic Leap, Grokstyle
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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jun 20, 2018 Kristen Vosberg
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Technology often comes into conflict with nature.  How has technology changed how we interact with the world? On this episode, Lawrence Millman discussed issues in his book: At The End of the World.
Topics: science, groks, technology
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Jun 13, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Optimal hydration is important for our bodies to function properly, but are there sources of water that are more hydrating than others.  On this episode, Gina Bria discussed the importance of hydration and the fourth phase of water.
Topics: science, water, hydration, groks
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Jun 6, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Can poor jaw development lead to disorders like sleep disturbances?  On this episode, Dr. Paul Erlich discussed the hidden epidemic of poor jaw development.
Topics: science, jaws, development, groks
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May 30, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Heredity is often taught as a straightforward biological concept involving one gene and one trait, but all of the factors involved in heredity are more complicated.  On this episode, Carl Zimmer discussed heredity.
Topics: science, genetics, heredity, groks
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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
May 23, 2018 Kristen Vosberg
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Anger may be one of the most difficult emotions to manage, but how can we manage healthy and destructive anger?  On this episode, Bernard Golden discussed anger management.
Topics: science, anger, psychology, groks
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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
May 16, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Uncovering the mysteries of the brain is an ongoing endeavor. So, what do we really know about the brain?  On this episode, Dr. David Linden discussed these issues in the new book, Think Tank.
Topics: science, neuroscience, groks
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May 9, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Dinosaurs have long captivated the public imagination, but how much do we really know about their history?  On this episode, Dr. Steve Brusatte discussed the rise and fall of the dinosaurs.
Topics: science, dinosaurs, groks, paleontology
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May 2, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Sports are a big part of popular culture, but how can neuroscience improve how professional sports are played?  On this episode, Zach Schonbrun discussed the neuroscience of sports.
Topics: science, neuroscience, sports, groks
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Apr 25, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Efficiency may be a hallmark of effective organizations, but is the quest for efficiency beneficial in the long run? On this episode, Dr. Edward Tenner discussed the efficiency paradox.
Topics: efficiency, paradox, science, groks
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Apr 18, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Swearing as an integral part of our language, but what can science tell us about why we swear?  On this episode, Benjamin Bergen discussed the science of swearing.
Topics: science, swearing, linguistics, psychology, groks
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Apr 11, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Consensus is often proposed as the most important thing to achieve in a group interaction, but is there benefit in dissent?  On this episode, Prof. Charlan Nemeth discussed the importance of dissent.
Topics: science, psychology, dissent, groks
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Apr 4, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Raising kids in a screen-filled world can be especially daunting, but can screen time actually be beneficial?  On this episode, Angela Santomero discussed parenting in a screen-filled world.
Topics: science, parenting, groks
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Mar 28, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The tragedy of flight 242 remains a potent reminder in the history of aviation.  What lessons were learned and how did the people recover?  On this episode, Samme Chittum discussed the tragedy of flight 242.
Topics: science, aviation, groks
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Mar 21, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Quantum mechanics may be a powerful theory that enables everyday life, but what does it tell us about the nature of reality?  On this episode, Dr. Adam Becker discusses the search for meaning of quantum mechanics.
Topics: physics, quantum mechanics, groks, science
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Mar 14, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The tech industry, while enormously successful, has seen many of its jobs move away from the United States.  On this episode, Hilarie Gamm discussed the billions lost in the tech industry.
Topics: science, technology, groks
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Mar 7, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Resilience is a term that is often referred to when discussing highly effective individuals.  But, how do we build resilience in kids?  On this episode, Dr. Kate Lund discussed building resilience in kids.
Topics: science, resilience. groks
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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Feb 28, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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What are the hidden motives behind our actions?  Why do our brains make up stories about our actions to keep us unaware of our real motives?  On this episode, Dr. Robin Hanson discussed the elephant in the brain.
Topics: science, groks, motives
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Feb 21, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Annihilation, the new film by Alex Garland, explores the self-destructive capacity of humans in a unique alien landscape.  On this episode, Dr. Adam Rutherford discussed his contributions to the development of Annihilation.
Topics: science, groks, Annihilation
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Feb 14, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The epic migration of songbirds heralds the dawning of spring.  But, what does their migration tell us about nature?  On this episode, Bruce Beehler discussed the springtime songbird migration.
Topics: science, nature, groks
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Feb 7, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Modern phones have gone from being a tool to a temptation.  But, how do we break the cycle of addiction to our phones?  On this episode, Catherine Price discussed how to break up with your phone.
Topics: science, addiction, smartphone, groks
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Jan 30, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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A rare eclipse of a blue, super-moon will occur in North America on January 31.  What is this rare triple event? On this episode, Dr. Andrew Fraknoi discussed the eclipse of the blue, super-moon.
Topics: science, astronomy, groks
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Jan 24, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Is there a god?  And, can science provide any insight into this most pressing philosophical question?  On this episode, Dr. Bernard Haisch discussed a scientific inquiry into the god question.
Topics: science, god, groks
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Jan 10, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Although weight loss may be a challenging problem, economic theory may be able to provide a solution.  On this episode, Rob Barnett discussed the economist diet.
Topics: science, economics, dieting, groks
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Jan 3, 2018 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Months after Hurricane Maria the Puerto Rico, the island faces food, water, and electricity shortages.  On this episode, Ingrid Montes discusses the recovery efforts on Puerto Rico and shares her thoughts on science and society.
Topics: Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria, natural disaster, water, food, electricity, recovery, climate change,...
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Dec 20, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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What will be the next step in human evolution?  Will genetic engineering and artificial intelligence be the driving force?  On this episode, Dr. Don Simborg discussed what comes after Homo sapiens?
Topics: science, AI, genetic engineering, evolution, groks
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Dec 13, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Although our bodies will inevitably age, how our brains age is another matter.  On this issue, Dr. Daniel Amen discussed memory rescue.
Topics: science, brains, memory, groks
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Dec 6, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Who was the last man to know everything?  Enrico Fermi may well be that person.  On this episode, David Schwartz discussed the life and times of Enrico Fermi.
Topics: science, Fermi, groks, physics
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Nov 28, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The field of anesthesiology is opaque to many, even including some of the practitioners.  On this episode, Dr. Henry Jay Przybylo discussed the field of anesthesiology.
Topics: science, anesthesia, groks, medicine
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Nov 22, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Often termed the second brain, the gut houses a microbiome, which influences many aspects of our health.  On this episode, Dr. Michael Mosley discussed the clever gut.
Topics: science, gut, microbiome, groks
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Nov 14, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Our understanding of the universe would be far poorer were it not for the women of the Harvard Observatory.  On this episode, Dava Sobel discussed their work in the Glass Universe.
Topics: science, astronomy, groks
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Nov 7, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Venom is found throughout nature and the animals that use them serve important ecological roles.  On this episode, Ronald Jenner discussed the science of venom.
Topics: venom, science, groks, biology
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Nov 1, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The PLATO system was a networked computer system that may have spurred the advent of the social networking. On this episode, Brian Dear discussed the history of the PLATO system.
Topics: science, computers, PLATO, groks
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Oct 24, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The human need to have pets continues, despite their declining utilitarian value.  On this episode, John Bradshaw discussed the animals among us.
Topics: science, anthrozoology, groks
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Oct 18, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Round-Up, has proven to be toxic to humans, yet it continues to be marketed.  On this episode, Carey Gillam discussed the troubling cover-up of glyphosate.
Topics: science, glyphosate, round-up, groks
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Oct 11, 2017 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Humans are now the dominant driver of our planet's change. Scientists call this the anthropocene. On this program, John Kress talks about what it means to live in the human era and the peril and hope of Earth's future.
Topics: anthropocene, sustainability, humans, holocene, earth, future
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Oct 4, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Modern physics would likely not be the same without the work of Richard Feynman and John Wheeler.  On this episode, Prof. Paul Halpern discussed their work in the quantum labyrinth.
Topics: science, Feynman, Wheeler, physics, groks
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Sep 27, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Alzheimer's disease has become a major issue among the elderly, but how much of the progression of the disease is preventable through lifestyle choices?  On this episode, Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai discussed the Alzheimer's Solution.
Topics: science, Alzheimer's, dementia, lifestyle, groks
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Sep 20, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The gut is filled with a whole host of microbes that are essential for good health.  On this episode, Dr. Marie Claire-Arietta discussed the gut microbiome.
Topics: science, groks, gut, dirt, microbiome
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Sep 13, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Private spaceflight is quickly becoming a reality, but how did the birth of this industry begin?  On this episode, Julian Guthrie discussed how to build a spaceship.
Topics: space, spaceflight, groks, science, technology
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Sep 6, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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What is it like to be a dog?  Modern neuroscience may allow us to peer beyond the veil of how a dog perceives the world.  On this episode, Dr. Gregory Berns discussed what it is like to be a dog.
Topics: science, neuroscience, dog, groks
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Aug 30, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Earthquake threats are not just limited to the pacific rim and have become more frequent due to human-induced seismic changes.  On this episode, Kathryn Miles discussed earthquakes in America.
Topics: science, earthquakes, fracking, groks
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Aug 16, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Although the invisible hand of economics may seem to be agnostic to the nature of industries supported, a change in the direction of capital may enable supporting clean industries.  On this episode, Joel Solomon discussed the clean money revolution.
Topics: science, economics, capitalism, groks
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Aug 2, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The next solar eclipse in America will occur on August 21, 2017.  What is the best way to prepare to observe it?  On this episode, Dr. Andrew Fraknoi discussed the Great American Eclipse.
Topics: eclipse, astronomy, groks, science
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Jul 26, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Why do our bodies age?  Is it due to natural wear and tear or are our bodies programmed to age on a schedule?  On this episode, Dr. Josh Mitteldorf discussed the science of aging.
Topics: science, aging, groks
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Jul 12, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The creation of artificial female robots traces back to the Pygmalion myth.  On this episode, Prof. Julie Wosk discussed the history of female robots.
Topics: science, groks, robots
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Jun 21, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Although diet and exercise are important factors in heart disease, genetics may play a bigger role.  On this program, Dr. Jay N. Cohn discussed early detection of cardiovascular disease.
Topics: science, medicine, heart, cardiovascular, groks
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Jun 21, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Although diet and exercise are important factors in heart disease, genetics may play a bigger role.   On this program, Dr. Jay N. Cohn discussed early detection of cardiovascular disease.
Topics: science, groks, medicine, heart, cardiovascular
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Jun 7, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The solar system is full of many wondrous sights, perfect for any vacation and you can already start planning you next trip.  On this episode, Jana Grcevich and Olivia Koski discussed their vacation guide to the solar system.
Topics: science, solar system, astronomy, groks
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May 31, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Every parenting journey may be unique, but some may be unusual.  On this episode, Kari Wagner-Peck discussed raising a child with Down's Syndrome.
Topics: science, groks, parenting
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May 17, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Bullying has become a national issue, even more so with advances in technology.  On this episode, Clete Bulach discussed dealing with bullying.
Topics: science, bullying, groks
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May 3, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Oh, Canada! But, what do we know about our mysterious neighbor to the north?  On this episode, Jesse Brown discussed the Canadaland Guide to Canada.
Topics: Canada, science, groks
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Apr 26, 2017 Charles C. Lee
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Can robotics completely dominate the workforce?  Are any jobs immune from automation and artificial intelligence?  On this episode, Don Mazella discussed automation in the workforce.
Topics: science, robotics, workforce, groks
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Apr 12, 2017 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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What does it take to make great hardware? Is conventional manufacturing the only way to go? On this episode, Bunnie Huang discusses hardware hacking, the open source movement, and STEAM education.
Topics: open source, hacking, STEAM, arts, math, engineering, science, safest, radiation, Japan, Fukushima
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Mar 29, 2017 Groks Science Show
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Cells are the fundamental building blocks of organisms, but what actually is a cell?  On this episode, Josh Rappoport discussed the biology of the cell.
Topics: cell, biology, groks
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Mar 22, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Discoveries of planets around other stars have now become commonplace.  But, the composition of these planets is anything but ordinary.  On this episode, Michael Summers discussed the discovery of exoplanets.
Topics: science, astronomy, exoplanets, groks
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Mar 8, 2017 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Second part of our discussion on the phases of water with Gerald Pollack. On this program, he joins us for the Groktron 5000!
Topics: water, phases, hydrogen bonding
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Mar 1, 2017 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Does water only have three phases? It turns out the answer is a little more complicated. On this program, Gerald Pollack discusses an intermediary phase between liquid and solid water and what this means for biology.
Topics: water, phases, microns, infrared, mpemba effect
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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Feb 22, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Ordinary citizens are now contributing in extraordinary ways to the scientific enterprise.  On this episode, Caren Cooper discussed citizen science.
Topics: science, citizen, groks
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